Subject:

Calvin Welch

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    July 27, 2011
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    January 19, 2011
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    December 10, 2008

    Precious Cargo

    S.F.'s planning cults foolishly believe the city's industrial past can be preserved.

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    October 29, 2008

    The Class of 2000

    Eight years after being swept into office, a once-disorganized band of neighborhood leftists tries to create a citywide political machine.

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    May 28, 2008

    Pay to Sway

    Developers are funding junkets, buying equipment, and throwing parties for city planning staff. It doesn't smell right.

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    September 19, 2007

    Sex&Murder

    Joe Konopka was an anti-drug crusader. Terry Frazier was a bondage escort with a drug habit. Two months ago, their lives collided.

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    September 20, 2006

    Whose Haight?

    Street kids expect the neighborhood to welcome them as it did their forebears in the '60s, but residents, merchants, and cops are planning a different future

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    March 31, 2004

    Save Bitchen Science!

    Forget about cures for HIV and leukemia. Give us robo-warriors and high-tech Jesus boots.

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    October 16, 2002

    You Don't Own Me

    Touring the glamorous homes of the opponents of Prop. R, which would allow thousands of renters per year to buy their own apartments

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    February 27, 2002

    Mark of Effectiveness

    Why Mark Leno ought to serve in the Assembly, and Harry Britt should go back to New College

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    August 9, 2000
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    June 28, 2000

    Matt Smith

    In a Galaxy Far Too Close to Home

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    August 25, 1999

    Cothran

    Choke Hold on City Hall

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    February 3, 1999
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    December 2, 1998
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    November 11, 1998
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    February 26, 1997

    Lawyers, Bucks, and Books

    Settlement talks on City College bookstore lawsuit collapse

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    August 7, 1996

    Ringmaster Willie

    Although Mayor Brown's opening acts have impressed, he's also allowed more than a few rogue elephants under his Big Top. We begin our stampede watch.

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    July 24, 1996

    Weak Foundation

    The post of homeless coordinator may be so much window dressing

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    May 8, 1996
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    May 1, 1996

    Hook, Line, & Stinker

    Everyone loves the 49ers. But even love has its limits. Are taxpayers willing to subsidize millionaire owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr.'s dreams of a new stadium when economists say it's a bad deal

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    April 10, 1996
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    March 27, 1996

    Randy Shaw's Power Plays

    Sixteen years ago, Randy Shaw started a housing clinic with $50 and a good idea: educating tenants. Now he's got more than $900,000 a year to spend -- and clout to match.

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    March 6, 1996
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    December 27, 1995

    Willie's Wild Ride

    The Transport Workers Union contract with Muni is up for renewal, and TWU boss Larry Martin says that anybody who wants to roll back the union's cush work rules, lucrative salary structure, and handsome trust fund is a "racist" and can go to hell. Meet t

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    December 20, 1995

    Dome and Dumber

    Q: How's it possible to spend $244 million to renovate one city building? A: Do the words "toilet partition metal head assembly" mean anything to you?

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    May 24, 1995
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    May 10, 1995

    The Last Tycoon

    Walter Shorenstein's skyscrapers shaped San Francisco. His cash configured City Hall. Publicly, he's pristine. But there's more than meets the eye to the man behind the megaliths.

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    May 10, 1995

    The Last Tycoon (Part II)

    Walter Shorenstein's skyscrapers shaped San Francisco. His cash configured City Hall. Publicly, he's pristine. But there's more than meets the eye to the man behind the megaliths.

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